The University of Texas at Austin Outreach Program Coordinator - K-12 Educational Outreach Program Coordinator in Austin, Texas

Outreach Program Coordinator - K-12 Educational Outreach Program Coordinator

Hiring department

Annette Strauss Inst.

Monthly salary

$3,957+ depending on qualifications

Hours per week

40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM

Posting number


Job Status Open

FLSA status Exempt

Earliest Start Date 05/01/2018

Position Duration Funding expected to continue

Position open to all applicants

Location Austin (main campus)

Number of vacancies 1

General Notes

May work overtime and weekends. May travel.

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply

  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.

  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information


The Outreach Program Coordinator will support the work of the Institute Director with project management, research, curriculum development, communication, and administrative duties for the Institute's K-12 educational outreach programs.

Essential Functions

Develop and coordinate all K-12 educational outreach projects, including curricula development, training, and program evaluation. Manage the Speak Up! Speak Out! project based civic education program and its civic fairs by content creation, teacher recruitment and coordination, implementation, and evaluation. Develop training materials and attend conferences for partnership cultivation and promotion of the K-12 educational outreach programs, activities, and curriculum for the Institute. Create long-term goals for K-12 educational outreach, including marketing materials and evaluation methods. Supervise graduate research assistants and undergraduate student technicians as assigned to assist with K-12 educational outreach programs. Adhere to individual K-12 educational outreach program budgets. Other duties as assigned by the Director.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

Bachelors degree in education, political science, communication, or public administration. Five years of experience coordinating or administering a program. Experience in developing educational curricula. Familiar with the Texas public education and private education systems. Can work as a team member. Excellent writing and communication skills. Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and social media and website skills. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Masters degree in education, political science, communication, or public administration. Seven years of experience coordinating or administering a program. Experience with civic and community engagement programs. Knowledge of Texas and national politics and government.

Working conditions

May work around standard office conditions

Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation

Lifting and moving

May travel. May work after hours and on weekends.

A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.

The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.

The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification form, I-9. You will be required to present acceptable, original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States. Information from the documents will be submitted to the federal E-Verify system for verification. Documents must be presented no later than the third day of employment. Failure to do so will result in dismissal.

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